Queens is the most ethnically diverse borough of the New York City, not to mention the world. There is no racial group that holds more than 50 percent of the population, which makes for a borough rich with culture and excitement.
Neighborhoods in Queens have formed cultural identities of their own. Ask anyone from Queens where they're from, and you can bet they'll say Flushing or Jackson Heights before they mention Queens. From Astoria, with one of the largest Greek populations outside of Greece, to Corona Heights aka Little Italy of Queens, with now the highest concentration of Latinos in Queens, this borough is made up of ethnic enclaves.
It's more than just the neighborhoods. Artistic, even culinary diversity exists in Queens. Forest Hills ushered in the punk rock age with the local band Ramones and Corona produced jazz icon Louis Armstrong. Astoria boasts some of the most authentic Greek restaurants and Jackson Heights has some of the best Indian eateries around.
This borough is also no stranger to sports. From Mets games at Citi Field to events like the U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Queens is a New York destination for any sports lover.
More languages are spoken in Queens than anywhere else in the world, 800 to be exact. New York City was historically nicknamed "The Melting Pot," but no borough embodies this more than Queens. Experience it yourself; Check out NY2C for some of the must-see spots in Queens.